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(Rapper, Choreographer)

Sharaya J is a professional American rapper and choreographer. She is currently single.

Relationship Facts of Sharaya J

Sharaya J is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Sharaya J?

Sharaya J is currently single.

Sharaya J and Missy Elliott

In the year 2013, many sites claimed that Sharaya secretly married her partner Missy Elliott. However, both of them did not confirm the rumor.

Similarly, in an interview with Fader, Sharaya said that Missy is her music mother.

Who is Sharaya J?

Sharaya J is a professional American rapper and choreographer. She is known for her single BANJI and Smashes Up the Place.

She is the co-writer and featured artist of Little Mix‘s fifth studio album, LM5.

In 2018, she released her singles Say Less.

Sharaya J- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Sharaya Howell was born on 17th January 1984 in Hawaii, USA, and has All-American ethnicity. She is the daughter of Ray Howell and Mrs. Howell.

Her father served as one-fifth of the hip-hop group, Double XX Posse. Her parents introduced her to many music styles at a very young age.

She gives credit to her father for all the things she learned from him. No details are disclosed about her academics.


When Missy Elliott joined the 2018 music competition program, The Four: Battle for Stardom, Sharaya was battling breast cancer, Stage 2.

During that time she was doing chemo treatments as well. She fought against cancer and survived.

Sharaya J: Professional Career

Early Choreography Career

Sharaya J started her career as a hip-hop choreographer and featured as a dancer in French singer Mylene Farmer’s 2006 tour.

She impressed many high-profile musicians and caught their attention. Sharaya earned her cameo spots on their music videos like Alicia Key‘s Teenage Love Affair, The-Dream‘s Shawty Is a 10  and others.

After that, she worked as a dancer for Step Up 2 the Streets and Step Up2D. 

Music Career

In January 2010, she signed to Missy Elliott’s label The Goldmind Inc. After that, she released the Souldiggaz-produced Green Light which featured Missy.

On 2nd March 2013, she released her single, BANJI. Similarly, on 11th September 2013, she was featured as magazine VIBE Vixen’s Rapper To Watch.

She released her two more singles, Talkin’ It No More and Shut It Down. 


Sharaya started her own company BANJI Entertainment. Under her company, she released her single Big.


In 2018, she was nominated for the award Talent Recap Fan Choice Awards for The Four: Battle For Stardom.

Social Media

Sharay J has around 27.4k followers on Twitter, 145k on Facebook, and 194k on her Instagram account.

What is the net worth of Sharaya J?

The estimated net worth of Sharaya is $500,000 US as of 2022. From her YouTube channel, she might earn around $130 – $2.1K US.

From her music career, she earns around $21,518 – $207,085 US.

Sharaya J: Rumors, Controversy

She was rumored to be gay with an American rapper Missy Elliott.

What are the body stats of Sharaya J?

Sharaya has psychedelic hair and brown eyes. Her height and weight are of average size.


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